The Super Smash Bros. Nintendo Direct this week didn’t just get me pumped for the upcoming games, it also took me down memory lane. I shall always remember June 2008 as the month that kick-started life-long friendships, some of the best memories I have and some of my greatest video gaming experiences to date.
It was that month that Super Smash Bros. Brawl released on the Wii in the UK.
Though Grand Theft Auto V is certainly an exceptional game with extreme longevity and years worth of fun, I can never help feeling like something’s missing when I think back to my favourite game in the series: Vice City.
A few days ago marked the 10th anniversary of indie classic ‘Seiklus’ – perhaps the very first exploration-based video game ever made, and one that’s influenced hundreds of indie and mainstream titles since.
With the US government now officially recognising ‘League of Legends’ as a proper sport, the line between eSports and more general sports is blurring. Do you think eSports can be regarded as a sport?
With the recent release of Final Fantasy VII on Steam and the confirmation of a Cloud costume pre-order bonus for Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII, now is a joyous time for FF7 fans — but unfortunately, I don’t share your joy as I’ve never played the game and here’s why I probably never will.